Boards need more information about cybersecurity than ever before. Do you know how to present it effectively?
Cybersecurity briefings used to be considered inconsequential; a box to check off the list. But today, boards have to consider the regulatory, fiduciary, organizational, and personal liability that could...
Adobe Flash security alert redux: All enterprises should immediately update - or delete - all instances of Flash Player, following reports that a zero-day flaw in the Web browser plug-in is being targeted by the new "ScarCruft" APT group.
Russia's arrest of 50 suspected hackers earlier this month seems to have spooked the developers of the Angler exploit kit, an attack tool responsible for spreading ransomware and malware. But is Angler gone for good, or simply retrenching?
First the hackers came for our credit cards. Now they're taking control of our TVs. Witness the latest version of FLocker - for "frantic locker" - which is designed to lock Android devices, including smart TVs.
Yet another organization has acknowledged it opted to pay cyberattackers after its systems were infected with ransomware, the file-encrypting malware that has become one of the most dreaded menaces across the internet.
In the latest ISMG Security Report, our editors examine the top concerns of security practitioners gathered at Infosecurity Europe, NIST's planned revision of its cybersecurity framework and U.S. government efforts to make sure patients can securely access their electronic health records.
A federal watchdog agency will investigate whether government monitoring of medical device security controls is adequate, it announced in an update of its priorities for the rest of this year. In a separate report, it raised serious concerns about the security of the Washington state Obamacare insurance exchange.
Researchers at RiskAnalytics have watched a botnet of compromised computers in the Ukraine and Russia become a growing hive of criminal activity, playing a role in everything from ransomware and click fraud to spam bots and stolen payment card marketplaces.
Cybercrime alert: In March, 93 percent of all phishing emails studied contained ransomware designed to forcibly encrypt PCs, says PhishMe chief operating officer Jim Hansen. In an interview, he offers insights on how to respond.
Ransomware threats like Cryptowall, TeslaCrypt and Locky are on the rise, targeting organizations of all sizes.
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With advanced persistent threats on the rise many organizations are looking for next-gen endpoint solutions to protect their users and devices. But with the majority of vendors claiming to offer next-gen solutions it can be difficult to separate the 'must have' features from the merely average. Add in confusing and...
Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4, has seen first-hand the devastating impact of ransomware on healthcare entities. And he knows traditional defenses aren't enough to ward off attackers. What's needed is a whole new approach to user education.
A surge in ransomware attacks on hospitals is driving healthcare organizations large and small - as well as lawmakers and law enforcement agencies - to consider new and improved approaches to dealing with this evolving threat.